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What Distinguishes Judaism from Islam- part 2

What Distinguishes Judaism from Islam? Part 2

Salam (Peace) Tina, Thank you very much for your question. Please find the second and final part of the answer to your question below. Find the first part at the link here. It might surprise you to know that Islam also approves the idea of the chosen-ness of the Children of Israel. But this is only in …


The Prophet’s Favorite Perfume

Perfume is known to be one of the most powerful gifts one can give. In fact, a good scent is always favorable kind of gift for everyone. Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) used to love cleanliness and good scent. It was highlighted, in many hadiths, his love of fragrance and good scent like musk and ambergris.

Why Did Prophet Muhammad Go to War

Why Did Prophet Muhammad Go to War?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: So, Dr. Shabir, the question that we have is: if it is bad and evil to kill, then why did the Prophet go to war? Also, if he was considered to be …

Did Prophet Muhammad Die?

Did Prophet Muhammad Die?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and …

Was the Prophet Muhammad Racist

Was the Prophet Muhammad Racist?

Salam (Peace) Dear Bryan, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. The simple, straightforward answer to your question is: no, the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him-PBUH) never made such remarks or any other remarks even close to this. In fact, the opposite is true, since the Prophet (PBUH) was always in support of …

What Loving the Prophet Means

What Loving the Prophet Means

As Muslims, we are commanded to love the Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) and to follow in his path in order to be true servants of Allah. In this talk, Sheikh Yasir Birjas points out that the strength of our love for the Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) is connected to our faith …

Why Muhammad Didn't Die for Muslims' Sins

Why Muhammad Didn't Die for Muslims' Sins

Why did not Prophet Muhammad die for the sins of Muslims? Is not he considered by his foloowers as the mercy to all? Indeed, Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is a mercy for all peoples; yet he did not die for anybody’s sin. The simple reason is that Islam does not recognize the …

After prophethood, life changed for Muhammad but he was able to conquer his apprehension and excel in this area too.

Muhammad: A Man Who Excelled in All Roles

As a young man, Muhammad was thrust into many different situations and was always successful. As a young orphan boy he worked as a shepherd, and as a teenager he accompanied his uncle, a trader and merchant, as far afield as Yemen and Syria. It was on these journeys that he learned to be an excellent businessman…

The word illness, marad, is used in the Holy Qur’an in two different ways.

Medicine of Prophet: Every Illness Has Cure

I once asked an Austrian friend of mine who had just qualified as a doctor where he went when he was sick. The surprising answer was that he and most of his colleagues went to a homeopath. He reminded me of our family G. P. who didn’t believe in medicines. I was told ‘just take …

The Prophet's Love for his Children and Grandchildren

Prophet Muhammad: The Ideal Father & Grandfather

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was an extraordinary husband, a perfect father, and a unique grandfather. He was unique in every way. He treated his children and grandchildren with great compassion, and never neglected to direct them to the straight path and to good deeds.

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